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  • Wrestlemania 30 the Highest Grossing Event at Superdome

    April 6, 2014 11:06 PM

    WWE® announced tonight that WrestleMania 30 broke the record for the Mercedes-Benz Superdome's highest grossing entertainment event. This marks the fifth consecutive year that WWE broke the host venue's highest-grossing entertainment event record. WWE's annual pop-culture extravaganza grossed $10.9 million as a sold-out crowd of 75,167 from all 50 states... more »
  • LPSS: Dr. Pat Cooper Family Engagement Event Play Video

    January 13, 2014 8:51 AM

    The first Monday of each month, Superintendent of Lafayette Parish Schools, Dr.Pat Cooper visits GMA. Today the topic of discussion was the Family Engagement Event "An Academic Super Bowl: We are in it to WIN it!". This event will allow parents to engage in academic activities in support of student... more »
  • Men don women's high heels for anti-rape event

    September 3, 2012 5:01 AM

    LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - Police officers and emergency medical workers were among about 70 men who pranced through a Lake Charles mall in women's high-heeled shoes to raise awareness of rape and sexual assault and money to help its victims. Organizer Tammy Vincent tells The American Press that Saturday's... more »
  • 24-hour toll collections for annual fishing event

    July 26, 2012 6:52 AM

    LEEVILLE, La. (AP) - State transportation officials say they will be offering 24-hour toll collections along LA Highway 1 in anticipation of increased traffic surrounding the country's oldest competitive fishing event. The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development said Wednesday their goal is to keep the flow of traffic at... more »
  • Spirit Of Acadiana: UL's Next House

    July 24, 2012 10:04 AM

  • Tarpon rodeo no longer just a good ol' boys event

    July 16, 2012 11:36 AM

    PORT FOURCHON, La. (AP) - Just when the 64th annual Golden Meadow-Fourchon Tarpon Rodeo looked like it was turning out to be a good ol' boys reunion, a handful of women came to the weigh station and changed the face of this long-standing Fourth of July weekend fishing celebration along... more »
  • RSD, Urban League hold enrollment event in Orleans

    March 28, 2012 9:42 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The state agency that oversees most public schools in New Orleans has joined with the Urban League of Greater New Orleans for one last promotion of the new single-application process for New Orleans schools. The "one-app" process allows parents to fill out a single application where... more »
  • The Louisiana International Film Festival Announces Launch Event

    February 13, 2012 9:46 AM

    Baton Rouge, LA - February 13, 2012- The Louisiana International Film Festival (LIFF) announces its launch fundraising event with a special screening of THE BIG LEBOWSKI, followed by a movie character themed after-party. Honored guest Jeff "the Dude" Dowd will be in attendance for Q&A and OPEN FORUM discussion about... more »
  • La. Gov. Jindal to speak at Mo. Republican event

    January 6, 2012 9:09 AM

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal will be the keynote speaker next month at an annual conference of the Missouri Republican Party. The state GOP says Jindal will be the speaker at a Feb. 17 evening banquet at the party's 2012 Lincoln Days event in Kansas City.... more »
  • 3 Universities plan 'Take Back the Night' event

    October 20, 2011 6:23 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Three New Orleans universities are joining together to hold a rally to raise awareness about the problem of gender-based violence. Loyola University of New Orleans says it is partnering with Dillard and Tulane universities to host the 20th Annual New Orleans "Take Back the Night" ceremony... more »
  • Library Event for Teens Interested in Theater

    September 7, 2010 12:41 PM

    Lafayette, LA- Teens are invited to join a new monthly group that will do dramatic readings. Each month, teens will pick a different short play to read aloud. Teens will also being preparing for a live reader's theater later in the year. The first meeting will take place Saturday, September... more »
  • Some Oil Spill Events from Monday, July 19, 2010

    July 19, 2010 9:45 AM

    A summary of events Monday, July 19, Day 90 of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill that began with the April 20 explosion and fire on the drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, owned by Transocean Ltd. and leased by BP PLC, which is in charge of cleanup and containment. The blast... more »
  • 2010 Jazz Fest

    April 23, 2010 11:16 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Lionel Richie, The Black Crowes, Dr. John and the Lower 911, Baaba Maal from Senagal and Nathan and the Zydeco Cha-Chas are among the performers Friday at the first day of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. Though dotted with major national acts, the festival... more »
  • 10th Annual CPR Training Event

    March 31, 2010 12:19 PM

    The tenth annual free bystander CPR training event will be held Saturday, May 1, 2010 at the Cajundome. Three two-hour training sessions will be offered at 8 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. to anyone middle school age and older. There will also be demonstrations on administering CPR to an... more »
  • Weekend Event At Iberia Middle School Postponed Due To Weather

    January 7, 2010 5:25 PM

    Administration officials at Iberia Middle School have postponed an event scheduled for this Saturday because of weather. The school was set to host the District 6 Jr. Beta Fun Day, but has decided to hold the event next Saturday January 16th. The school is asking that any schools... more »
  • City of Opelousas Hopes to Find Missing Contest Winner

    November 13, 2009 2:09 PM

    (Opelousas, LA) City of Opelousas Special Project Manager Darryl Wagley says the City is issuing its first "missing person" alert. That's because the final winner in the 'Name the EventCenter' Contest has yet to be found. Last week, a drawing was held after eight people submitted the same winning name.... more »
  • Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office - BASE Mentoring Program

    November 2, 2009 1:38 PM

    November 2, 2009-The Acadia BASE Mentoring Program, sponsored by the Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office will be hosting a fundraising event on Thursday, November 12, 2009 at Chef Roy's Restaurant in Rayne. Tickets to the event can be purchased for $100.00 per couple. The event will include: -Social hour from... more »
  • Weekend Rundown: October 23, 2009

    October 23, 2009 7:55 AM

    The 4th Annual Jeep Jaunt gets rolling Sunday morning at Celebrity Theatres in Broussard. The 35-mile, police escorted ride takes off at 9:30. For a unique wine tasting experience with cuisine from local chefs, head to Hilliard University Museum this weekend. The Acadiana Wine and Food Festival will offer elegant... more »

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